Problems are the Breakfast of Champions: Cultivating An Entrepreneurial Mindset Throughout Your Team

Entrepreneurial Mindset Breakfast of championsRunning your own business has more than its fair share of ups and downs. Staff, vendors, customers, competitors – all vying for your time. A ‘normal day’ running your business is stressful enough but add to that the inevitable problems that come about in business and you can easily get discouraged.

The solution? Cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset throughout your organization.

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Nigerian Prince Alert! CEO Fraud: Phishing Email Scams Targeting CEOs

CEO Fraud Phishing Email ScamPhishing Email Scams Targeting CEOs: You’re Smarter Than A Nigerian Prince, Right?

Before you say you’ll never be one of those people who gets suckered into giving money to a Nigerian prince, just know that, a sophisticated version of this phishing email scam took tech giants, Google and Facebook, for over $100 million.

Yes. Google, a seller of security keys marketed as “the strongest, most phishing-resistant authentication factor for high-value users” and Facebook, a survivor of 600,000 cyber attacks every day, gave money to a Nigerian prince.

In this case, to a 40-something Lithuanian man named Evaldas Rimasauskas, who ran a sophisticated CEO fraud scheme, which involved him impersonating a large computer parts manufacturer using fake email addresses, forged corporates stamps, and phony invoices.

It took two years before anyone even discovered that they were being conned.

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Technology Associates Ranked Among America’s Top Entrepreneurs By Inc. 5000 For Third Year In A Row

Inc. 5000 Award Winner Technology AssociatesFor the Third Year In A Row, Technology Associates Appears on the Inc. 5000 list, among America’s top entrepreneurs.

Inc. magazine today ranked Technology Associates on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and mid-sized businesses.Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

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Are You Running A Patient Organization? 7 Key Truth-Telling Questions To Ask Your Employees By Walt Brown

patient organization 7 questionsThis is a fantastic guest article written by our upcoming Expertise In Business webinar speaker, Walt Brown, Full Time Entrepreneurial Operating System® Implementer. Be sure to sign up for our next webinar, The Patient Organization: Leading With Clarity And Building Loyalty In Your Business.

Take a step back for a moment and allow yourself to envision your ideal employee. What attributes come to mind? Perhaps inspired, diligent, committed, and loyal resonate with you. Being mindful of what employees should embody is fine and well, but it’s far more important as a leader to be mindful of how to encourage your employees to actually demonstrate these attributes.

Through my years working with leadership teams, I have narrowed down what employees of any generation look for in their workplace. I’ve used these insights to compile 7 questions that employees should be able to answer yes to.  Trust me, if your organization has people, these questions will be relevant.

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Managed Services For Medical Practices: Why You Desperately Need To Hire An MSP Right Now

managed services for medical practicesIf you’re still on the fence about hiring a managed services provider for your medical practice, just take a moment and imagine this: with managed services for medical practices, your staff would be free liberated in using the latest medical technology, tending to your patients’ needs, all without worrying about if your tools software is up-to-date or if your patients’ medical information are safe from hackers. Managed services for medical practices: here’s why  it’s the best decision you’ll ever make as a healthcare professional and a business owner (and your office administrator will forever be grateful.)

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PhishPoint: Phishing Scam Attack Of The Week On Office 365 Users

Our topic today are the sharks in our digital waters this week. The latest Microsoft phishing attack, dubbed “PhishPoint,” demonstrates the lengthy extents in which cyber criminals will go to obtain confidential information.

In the most recent PhishPoint security breach, these hackers were able to use Microsoft’s Online platform to gain this information from users.

Here’s what happened and most importantly, here’s how you can protect this from happening to you, your employees or your clients if you’re an Office 365 User.

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Technology Associates Employee Spotlight: Charles Campbell

Support Services Engineer Charles CampbellThis month’s Employee Spotlight is shining straight on Charles Campbell, the latest addition to the Technology Associates Team!

Charles has earned a degree in Computer Information Systems from Wesleyan College, as well as, an Electronics Engineering degree from Wake Technical Community College and has since gained 20 years of experience in Corporate IT.

We are now elated to have him join our team as a Support Services Engineer.

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Ransomware Attacks Are Becoming More Sophisticated

Ransomware

You’ve probably seen articles about a recent cyber attack on LinkedIn or while scrolling through your social media news feed, and think that ransomware is limited to email scams like phishing.

But in this article, we’re going to address different types of ransomware attacks, how they’re growing in complexity and demand, and how you can protect yourself from these increasingly clever and potentially business-ending cyber attacks.

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Are You A Helicopter Boss? Here’s How You Can Find Out

how to empower employees leadershipForget helicopter parents, when it comes to micromanaging leadership, swooping in and “taking over” a task, business owners take the cake!

With blood, sweat, and tears, and countless hours, you’ve built your business up to the empire it is today. This business is your baby. People’s livelihood depends on making this operation you’ve built work! Your clients depend on your process and product to work for them to earn their livelihood!

And now, you’re faced with a new employee, or maybe it’s an employee that’s been with the company for several years, and you watch them move through a task and they’re fumbling. What happens next for so many of us? Helicopter Boss to the rescue!

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Webinar Recap: Essential Leadership Traits Needed For Long-Term Success

Cindy Anderson Webinar Leadership Traits

Essential Leadership Traits Needed For Long-Term Success

Date and Time: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Presenter: Cindy Anderson, Managing Partner of Thinc Strategy
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

Whether you are striving for the next promotion, standing in the infancy stage of business, or sustaining an established brand, your leadership style will leave a lasting impact on the success of your business and your employees. Join Cindy Anderson, managing partner of Thinc Strategy, to discover the most overlooked leadership traits. You’ll learn how to lead with or without authority and the fundamental traits to shift your leadership style from good to great.

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